Renderings By Tom Hames

Available For Purchase

Tom Hames is also available to do custom renderings in the medium
of  acrylic or oil on stretched canvas and also wall murals.


Tower
Oil & Acrylic On Stretched Canvas $500.00 SOLD
24" x 48"


Five Moons
Acrylic On Stretched Canvas $100.00
22" x 30'
Current Location: S.A.G.E. Planetarium, Palmdale, Ca., U.S.A.


Ruin
Acrylic On Stretched Canvas $75.00 SOLD
30" x 30"


By Night
Acrylic On Stretched Canvas $585.00

36" x 48"
Current Location: Athens, Greece


Comet Over Valley
Acrylic On stretched Canvas $75.00 SOLD
30" x 30"


Attack
Acrylic on Stretched Canvas $500.00
SOLD
48" x 72"


Visitor
Acrylic On stretched Canvas $140
24" x 30"

Current Location: S.A.G.E. Planetarium, Palmdale, Ca., U.S.A.


Space History
Acrylic On Stretched Canvas $500
SOLD
48" x 72"


Kirk
Acrylic On Canvas Board $100

16" x 20"


Spock
Acrylic On Canvas Board $100

16" x 20"


Phasers
Oil & Acrylic On Stretched Canvas $650

14" x 64"


Full Moon
Oil On Stretched Canvas $1000

36" x 48"

afternoon-conversation
Afternoon Conversation
Oil On Stretched Canvas $300
SOLD
24" x 36"


Red Door
Oil On Stretched Canvas $25

8" x 10"


Road To Wisdom
Oil On Stretched Canvas $125
SOLD
24" x 30"


Tabby
Acrylic On Stretched Canvas $50

11" x 14"


The Marshall
Acrylic On Stretched Canvas $150

20" x 24"


Michael Jackson
Oil On Stretched Canvas $400

20" x 20"

Biography of Mr. Tom Hames

Tom Hames, born 1951, in Lakewood, California. His initial introduction to a paintbrush was at the early age
of ten. He started out by doing pencil sketches, portraits and science fiction art. At the age of twelve he
discovered a passion for astronomy that he has kept up with ever since. At the age of sixteen he built his first
telescope. It was a 12.5-inch reflecting telescope, with the optics ground, figured and polished by himself. Tom
has also mastered the art of optical telescope making. The largest optical system that he has ground, polished,
and figured was a 20” (50.8cm) mirror.

Tom has received formal training at the Pasadena Art Center College of Design, Long Beach Art Institute,
Westmore Academy of Cosmetic Arts and Dick Smith’s “The Advanced Professional Makeup Course”.

From the 1960’s up to the early 1980’s Tom attended many of the science fiction conventions hosted in
the southern California area, displaying and selling his renderings. Tom is now spending his full time painting
astronomical renderings. Tom’s ideas for his renderings come form many sources. He receives inspiration
for his renderings at the eyepiece of a telescope. His active interest in Science Fiction has also played
a key role in his fabrication of conceptual designs for his work. Tom is an avid listener of Classical and
“Space” Music while working on his renderings. He receives a certain amount of inspiration from the music.

During these years he also worked at Griffith Observatory, in Los Angeles, as a graphics anddisplay artist.
Tom also had the opportunity to work at Hanna Barbera Studios. There his talents were put to use in
backgrounds and airbrush special effects.

His artwork has also appeared in Science Digest Anniversary Edition ‘86, World Space Foundation, and
The Smithsonian Book of Flight. Collectors in various foreign countries also own his art... Australia,
England,
France, Germany, Greece, Japan and Turkey. One of his renderings is still in the office of the late
Carl Sagan of Cornell University. The bulk of his artwork resides in California. Tom has rendered just over
2,000 original paintings, in the medium of oil and acrylic, in the last 48 years.
His works have ranged in size from 5”(13cm) x7”(18cm) to 120”(3m) x1,296”(32.6m).

None of his works are digital in any aspect.


Mr. Tom Hames

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